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Can someone help me identify whether or not this is a green egg?

GreygooseGreygoose Posts: 103
edited November 2011 in EggHead Forum

Just showed up for thansgiving at the relatives. Brother in law shows me his new grill.

CAn someone help us identify whether or not its an old egg?


PIcture shows some sort of writing on the lid. Any one ever seen anything like this before?




  • My guess is that it's an old Kamado pot.

    Info here-



    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435


    Looks like an old Imperial Kamado, older ones were from Japan and were sometimes brought over to America by U.S. military after WWII and Korean War.  The Kamado in the picture looks as if it could be dated B.B.G.E.  (Before Big Green Egg)

    Still being made but I believe now from China.

  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Love to see it tidied up and put back to work ....  nice find!  :-bd
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • Thats what it is.  An old girlfriend of mines dad had one that he did bring back from the war. but he only used like 5 charcole bricketes in the bottom and I swear  he cooked on that thing all night long.
  • And thats what impressed me about it till I found out about the BGE


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